Illegal Tender: Gold, Greed, and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle

Illegal Tender: Gold, Greed, and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle

illegalby David Tripp (Free Press, 2004)

Hardcover, 363 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-4574-6
ISBN-10: 0-7432-4574-1
Price: $32.00 (no member discount)

This volume traces the story of a 1933 twenty-dollar gold piece, from its commission by Theodore Roosevelt through its possession by numerous kings, presidents, government agents, shadowy dealers, and criminals.